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Nephrology

  • End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) or end-stage renal disease (ESRD) as the name suggests is the last stage (stage-five) of kidney disease, when a kidney function reduces to less than 10 percent of its...
    12/02/2015 by Dr.
  • Hydronephrosis is an accumulation of urine in the kidney (any one or maybe both) causing swelling in the kidney. The condition may be present as a normal variant or may emerge as a consequence of...
    09/01/2015 by Dr.
  • Nephrotic syndrome or nephrosis refers to an alteration in kidney structure due to injury to the foot like processes in the inner lining of a mesh of blood vessels called glomerulus which is a part...
    11/12/2014 by Dr.
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) or chronic kidney failure is a progressive damage caused to the kidney altering its functions, over time. The kidneys play an important role of purifying the blood by...
    20/11/2014 by Dr.
  • A kidney transplant is the procedure of transferring a healthy kidney of a matching donor as a replacement to irreparable damaged kidneys. A kidney serves a very important function of  removing...
    30/07/2014 by Dr.
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure is one of the leading causes of Kidney disease and may lead to end stage renal disease if blood pressure is not controlled. Kidney diseases which can lead to...
    10/04/2014 by Dr.
  • The kidney plays various regulatory roles including acid balance, control of blood pressure, blood electrolyte levels and overall body homeostasis (balance). It may achieve its mandate of functions...
    04/04/2014 by Dr.
  • Diabetic nephropathy is a disease that causes damage to the kidney as a consequence of diabetes. Diabetic nephropathy is a clinical syndrome characterized by albuminuria, hypertension, and...
    03/01/2014 by Dr.
  • Kidney stones are one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract. They are a hard crystalline mass that is formed as a result of the accumulation of insoluble form of calcium (calcium oxalate...
    27/12/2013 by Dr.